Second Harvest

Organization Type: Social & Community Services
Address: 1450 Lodestar Road Unit 18, Toronto, Ontario M3J 3C1
Contact: Adrienne Tsandelis
Phone: 4377033651
Website: https://secondharvest.ca/

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Second Harvest is the largest food rescue organization in Canada and global thought leader on food recovery. We work across the supply chain from farm to retail to capture surplus food before it ends up in the landfill which negatively impacts our environment.

Last year, we recovered more than 22.3 million pounds of nutritious, unsold food — focusing on protein, dairy and produce — we rescued before it became waste and redistributed to a broad network of 2,300 social service organizations. Supported by hundreds of corporations, foundations, and the community at large, we rescue and redistribute enough food to provide over 62,000 meals a day in Canada. Since 1985 we have rescued and delivered more than 177 million pounds of food, preventing over 75 million pounds of greenhouse gas equivalents from entering our atmosphere.

VISION: No Waste. No Hunger.


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1450 Lodestar Road Unit 18, Toronto, Ontario M3J 3C1

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